Climate and monthly weather forecast
Chincoteague Island, VA

The best time to visit Chincoteague Island

August is the best period for swimming and other water activities in Chincoteague Island, Virginia, as the ocean temperature is 78.3°F (25.7°C)

Weather in January

In January, the average ocean temperature in Chincoteague Island, Virginia, is 43.7°F (6.5°C). Note: Swimming in 43.7°F (6.5°C) is considered life-threatening. Weather in January »

Weather in February

With an average ocean temperature of 41.4°F (5.2°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater in Chincoteague Island, Virginia. Note: Swimming in 41.4°F (5.2°C) is considered dangerous. Weather in February »

Weather in March

In Chincoteague Island, Virginia, in March, the average water temperature is 43.3°F (6.3°C). Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Weather in March »

Weather in April

In Chincoteague Island, Virginia, in April, the average water temperature is 49.5°F (9.7°C). Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Weather in April »

Weather in May

In Chincoteague Island, Virginia, in May, the average water temperature is 57.7°F (14.3°C). Note: Swimming in 57.7°F (14.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Weather in May »

Weather in June

In Chincoteague Island, Virginia, the average seawater temperature in June is 69.6°F (20.9°C). Note: For most, swimming in 69.6°F (20.9°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Weather in June »

Weather in July

In Chincoteague Island, Virginia, in July, the average water temperature is 76.6°F (24.8°C). Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 76.6°F (24.8°C) water. Weather in July »

Weather in August

An excellent water temperature of 78.3°F (25.7°C) makes August in Chincoteague Island, Virginia, a prime for swimming and other water activities. August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 78.3°F (25.7°C). Note: Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. Weather in August »

Weather in September

In September, the average ocean temperature in Chincoteague Island, Virginia, is 73.9°F (23.3°C). Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 73.9°F (23.3°C) water. Weather in September »

Weather in October

In October, the average ocean temperature in Chincoteague Island, Virginia, is 67.1°F (19.5°C). Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 67.1°F (19.5°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Weather in October »

Weather in November

In November, the average ocean temperature in Chincoteague Island, Virginia, is 57.7°F (14.3°C). Note: Swimming in 57.7°F (14.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Weather in November »

Weather in December

In Chincoteague Island, Virginia, the average seawater temperature in December is 50.5°F (10.3°C). Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the month with the coldest ocean in Chincoteague Island?

February is the month with the coldest seawater in Chincoteague Island, Virginia, with an average ocean temperature of 41.4°F (5.2°C).

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Chincoteague Island?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Chincoteague Island, Virginia, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

When are the longest days in Chincoteague Island?

June has the longest days of the year, with an average of 14h and 45min of daylight.

What is the month with the warmest ocean in Chincoteague Island?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Chincoteague Island, Virginia, with an average ocean temperature of 78.3°F (25.7°C).

What is the month with the shortest days in Chincoteague Island?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9h and 35min of daylight.

Average sea temperature
Chincoteague Island, VA

Average sea temperature - Chincoteague Island, VA

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (78.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (41.3°F).

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Average daylight
Chincoteague Island, VA

Average daylight - Chincoteague Island, VA

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 45min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 35min).

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